#human rights

  • Article: Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Travel

    Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Travel

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 2, 2019

    The move could be a major step for women’s rights, but some fear it’s too good to be true. Read more

  • Article: After Getting Fired for Being Gay, Indonesian Ex-Policeman Launches Lawsuit

    After Getting Fired for Being Gay, Indonesian Ex-Policeman Launches Lawsuit

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 20, 2019

    The police force says the officer tarnished their reputation and acted against their ethics code. Read more

  • Article: George and Amal Clooney Launch New Justice Initiative to Support the Marginalized and Oppressed

    George and Amal Clooney Launch New Justice Initiative to Support the Marginalized and Oppressed

    March 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    They are launching a project that tracks which countries use courtrooms to oppress minorities Read more

  • Article: Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film

    Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film

    Feb. 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Somalia has the world's highest rate of FGM, affecting 98% of women. Read more

  • Article: New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 18, 2019

    Black women are twice as likely to feel pressured to straighten their hair than white women. Read more

  • Article: India's Gay Sex Ruling Is a Win for the Fight Against AIDS

    India's Gay Sex Ruling Is a Win for the Fight Against AIDS

    Feb. 8, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 30% of gay men in India living with HIV do not know their status. Read more

  • Article: Cultures Clash Over FGM as the UN Seeks to Eradicate the Practice

    Cultures Clash Over FGM as the UN Seeks to Eradicate the Practice

    Feb. 7, 2019|Voice of America

    The cultural practice can have serious medical consequences. Read more

  • Article: 'Stranger Things' Star to Take on Bullies in New UN Role

    'Stranger Things' Star to Take on Bullies in New UN Role

    Nov. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Millie Bobby Brown, the youngest-ever goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, fights for children’s issues Read more